Weather in Clatsop County, United States in May

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Visiting Clatsop County, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.1cm (4.4inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 18.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Clatsop County. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). May is too cold for swimming in Clatsop County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Clatsop County in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Clatsop County in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Clatsop County.

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.1cm (4.4inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 18.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

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Can you swim in Clatsop County in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Clatsop County for any length of time, with the sea water at 8°C (46°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Clatsop County?

Probably not, May is not a good time for a holiday in Clatsop County.

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.1cm (4.4inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate showers. There are 18.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Clatsop County. Sea temperatures are a cold 8°C (46°F). May is too cold for swimming in Clatsop County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Clatsop County warm in May?

No, Clatsop County is a little too chilly for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in Clatsop County in May is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Clatsop County in May is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Clatsop County in May?

The average day light hours per day in Clatsop County in May are 14.9. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Clatsop County in May

The average maximum temperature in Clatsop County in May is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Clatsop County in May is 12°C (54°F). The average temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 14°C (58°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Clatsop County in May is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 5°C (42°F) in the previous month and 11°C (51°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Clatsop County in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.9 per day in Clatsop County. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Clatsop County in May is typically 7.8 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Clatsop County in May

The average sea water temperature in Clatsop County in May is 8°C (46.4°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Clatsop County in May

The average total rainfall in Clatsop County in May is 11.1cm (4.4inches) and on average there are 18.1 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Clatsop County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Clatsop County in May is 10°C (50°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Clatsop County in May is typically 94%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.7% in the previous month and 93.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Clatsop County in May is typically 79.2%. The average relative humidity is 78.8% in the previous month and 78.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Clatsop County in May

The average maximum wind speed in Clatsop County in May is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Clatsop County in May is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Clatsop County in May is from the North.

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